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Literacy/Phonological Awareness CEU Courses for SLPs

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The Science of Dyslexia Screening: Integrating the Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen into Practice
Presented by Adam Scheller, PhD
Live WebinarTue, Sep 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT
Course: #8573 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
The process of dyslexia identification is complex and dynamic, and dependent on an effective screening methodology. This course will discuss a model that integrates the science behind assessment development with the current research on the symptoms, causes, and risk factors of dyslexia. This course is presented in partnership with Pearson Clinical Assessment.

20Q: Practical Strategies for Serving Students in Poverty with Potential and Identified Developmental Language Disorder and Their Families
Presented by Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, PhD, CCC-SLP, F-ASHA
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Course: #8500 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is geared toward SLPs who provide services to children from low-income backgrounds and their families. The course shares practical strategies for helping these children increase their language skills, both oral and literate, as well as increase their executive functioning skills, for a more successful future.

Pearson's EBP Briefs: Teaching Reading to Youth with Fragile X Syndrome: Should phonemic awareness and phonics instruction be used?
Presented by Allison Brazendale, Psy.D, Suzanne M. Adlof, PhD, Jessica Klusek, PhD, CCC-SLP, Jane E. Roberts, PhD
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Course: #8452 Level: Advanced1 Hour
Pearson's EBP Briefs are case-based courses designed to assist with everyday decision-making in clinical practice. This case examined the question, “Would a child with FXS benefit more from phonologically-based reading instruction or whole-word training to improve reading skills?” The related literature search & analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision & application to clinical practice, will also be discussed. A relevant assessment tool for this case is the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement, Third Edition Brief Form (KTEA™-3 Brief).

Ready for Storytime: A Mindful Approach
Presented by Susan Hendler Lederer, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8372 Level: Introductory1 Hour
In this course participants will learn how and why to use mindfulness activities to promote listening and looking readiness for shared book reading.

Integrating Mindfulness Techniques into Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology
Presented by Jennifer Llado, MS, CCC-SLP, Brenda Lovette, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8365 Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This course will explore the use of meditation and mindfulness practices as it applies to pediatric speech-language pathology. Participants will be provided with a review of the research and instruction for practical application in the pediatric population.

Interpreting Test Scores & Key Concepts with Standardized Tests
Presented by Carolyn (Carney) Sotto, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8295 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Many of the assessment instruments we use are norm-referenced tests that are standardized. There are certain statistical properties needed to understand the psychometric criteria of the tests, which is part of being an informed consumer. This course will help SLPs understand fundamental concepts of descriptive statistics so they can interpret test scores correctly and summarize quantitative data about their clients or patients.

Part 5: CAS, Reading, and Writing
Presented by Ruth Stoeckel, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8279 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 5 of a five-part series, Current Best Practices in the Evaluation and Management of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS): A Multidimensional Approach. This course will review the evidence showing a relationship between early speech-language disorders such as CAS and later reading and writing difficulties. Intervention for CAS that integrates support for reading and writing skills will be discussed.

Research Watch Report, Issue 6
Presented by Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8289 Level: Intermediate0.5 Hours
This collection of reviews highlights a month of clinically relevant research findings for pediatric and school-based SLPs. Topics include use of biofeedback in articulation intervention, screenings and predictors of social outcomes for children with autism, emergent literacy in children with hearing loss, and grammatical intervention in children with language disorders.

20Q: Preventing Reading Difficulties in Children with Language Disorders
Presented by Laura Justice, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8253 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Children with language disorders are at a high risk for also having reading difficulties. This can result in difficulty with learning and in many other aspects of life. This 20Q article will help speech-language pathologists better understand why language disorders often lead to learning difficulties and what can be done to prevent or mitigate these reading difficulties through early intervention.

Language and Literacy - Part 2
Presented by Angie Neal, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8249 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series on language and literacy that will help SLPs recognize that the tasks they are already doing support literacy, and learn how to work with teams through an interdisciplinary approach and how to develop word knowledge for reading and spelling. Part 2 will include information on phonemic awareness, phonological awareness, morphological awareness, phonics, sight words, and semantics as they relate to literacy and the development of word knowledge. For each area we will talk about developmental expectations, activities, and how to lead the school team in looking at student writing as a window into areas in need of targeted intervention.